Jump to content

Nominations for Tractor of the Month
Garden Tractors and Parts on eBay



Photo
- - - - -

Stupid mice


  • Please log in to reply
30 replies to this topic

#16 KennyP ONLINE  

KennyP

    FORDoholic

  • Super Moderator
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 2253
  • 28,394 Thanks
  • 39,654 posts
  • Location: Collinsville, Oklahoma

Posted January 05, 2016 - 05:57 AM

If I remember correctly, where your staying is a loft. Put some of those baits in the lower part of the building. We tried the 'swimming pool' and got quite a few. But the Tomcat cleaned them out. That and getting the holes closed off so no more could come in.


  • MFDAC and toomanytoys84 have said thanks

#17 Alc ONLINE  

Alc

    Tractorholic

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 1094
  • 5,446 Thanks
  • 6,611 posts
  • Location: Bangor Pa

Posted January 05, 2016 - 06:09 AM

We put moth balls in our camper for the winter to keep mice away .


  • MFDAC, HANKG, karl and 1 other said thanks

#18 HANKG OFFLINE  

HANKG
  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 29484
  • 4,869 Thanks
  • 2,789 posts
  • Location: Pt.Pleasant N.J.

Posted January 05, 2016 - 07:57 AM

The final solution, these guys don't like meeces I don't even remember what one looks like.022.JPG


  • Alc, MFDAC, toomanytoys84 and 1 other said thanks

#19 TAHOE OFFLINE  

TAHOE
  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 24522
  • 6,480 Thanks
  • 4,937 posts
  • Location: "Hamiltucky" Ohio

Posted January 05, 2016 - 08:09 AM

I know lots of people with the same model. They seem to work well.

 

I never could get mine to work right, they ate all the PB and then left.

 

We have had mice come in this week, I guess with the temps finally dropping. My mom got in the pantry, they tore into cookies and a package of saltines. Time for some special feed for them. We never had an issue when we had the cat, he never caught any we knew of, but they smelled him I guess and didn't come around. Same thing when we had the ferrets. I would place some of there droppings in the crawl spaces, we didn't have mice for years.


  • KennyP, oldedeeres, HANKG and 1 other said thanks

#20 Chopperhed OFFLINE  

Chopperhed
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 20120
  • 1,852 Thanks
  • 1,071 posts
  • Location: Edmonton, Ab, Canada

Posted January 05, 2016 - 03:49 PM

My garage has been infested for years. The city cleaned out a hoarder down the alley that had a pile of furniture in her back yard. I was instantly infested by mice. It's taken years of Tomcat, fixing holes, and flooding the nests under the garage to get rid of them. Bad part is, they tore most of the insulation out of two walls, so it gets hard to keep warm in the winter.
  • Alc, toomanytoys84 and Little Irish Men have said thanks

#21 tater195 OFFLINE  

tater195

    I dont deny your history..... dont deny mine

  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 62468
  • 1,306 Thanks
  • 933 posts

Posted January 05, 2016 - 03:51 PM

we got roaches that way^^^


  • toomanytoys84 said thank you

#22 Little Irish Men OFFLINE  

Little Irish Men
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 61934
  • 661 Thanks
  • 385 posts
  • Location: Wentzville mo

Posted January 05, 2016 - 06:45 PM

My garage has been infested for years. The city cleaned out a hoarder down the alley that had a pile of furniture in her back yard. I was instantly infested by mice. It's taken years of Tomcat, fixing holes, and flooding the nests under the garage to get rid of them. Bad part is, they tore most of the insulation out of two walls, so it gets hard to keep warm in the winter.

Bin there done that.!! and the  flees from the cats that they did not take , 2 or so cat's came and took up residents under the shed . 

 

Patrick


  • Chopperhed and toomanytoys84 have said thanks

#23 Chopperhed OFFLINE  

Chopperhed
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 20120
  • 1,852 Thanks
  • 1,071 posts
  • Location: Edmonton, Ab, Canada

Posted January 05, 2016 - 07:34 PM

Bin there done that.!! and the  flees from the cats that they did not take , 2 or so cat's came and took up residents under the shed . 
 
Patrick


If I could possibly keep a cat or a mongoose or a ferret out in the garage without my dog eating it I would

#24 MFDAC OFFLINE  

MFDAC

    Only member from Western South Dakota!

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Member No: 5815
  • 2,026 Thanks
  • 1,122 posts
  • Location: East of Rapid City, SD in Rapid Valley

Posted January 05, 2016 - 08:07 PM

You might be right about that one, looks like me after Thanksgiving diner. Maybe you should invest in a cat treadmill! Well at least if you need some extra weight for the tractor you could build a box on the back and put a bed in it, should be no lack of traction then.

It's our daughters cat and I think the cat is on her back as much as her feet. I'm gonna tell her to quit dieting the animal as I need more weight for the tractor! Dang I'm still laughing, thanks Eric! The cat is 18 lbs.

 

DAC


Edited by MFDAC, January 05, 2016 - 08:07 PM.

  • Alc and toomanytoys84 have said thanks

#25 toomanytoys84 OFFLINE  

toomanytoys84

    Aaron

  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 45129
  • 8,233 Thanks
  • 5,073 posts
  • Location: Ohio

Posted January 05, 2016 - 08:51 PM

My parents big cat is huge. He is over 25lbs. He is fat but he is also a HUGE cat. Long and just big. He is also deformed in a way. He walks around like a racoon with his back arched. He never has his back out straight. Even if he is laying stretched out.

He also has the most articulated toes I've ever seen on a cat. He can use them like fingers and grab stuff. He was declawed and his claws grew back.

Come to think of it he is more like a racoon than a cat.

Edited by toomanytoys84, January 05, 2016 - 08:52 PM.

  • Alc said thank you

#26 shorty OFFLINE  

shorty

    Member

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Member No: 6172
  • 3,526 Thanks
  • 3,917 posts
  • Location: Lancaster County Pa

Posted January 06, 2016 - 06:15 AM

We never had trouble with mice yet. Rats, what a mess, I have been fighting them for a while. Chewing holes and burrowing under everything. Frustrating little buggars.
  • Alc and oldedeeres have said thanks

#27 MH81 ONLINE  

MH81

    Proud to be Deplorable

  • Staff Admin
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 802
  • 27,250 Thanks
  • 28,602 posts
  • Location: N. W. PA

Posted January 06, 2016 - 07:26 AM

Come to think of it he is more like a racoon than a cat.

image.jpg
  • Alc, jpackard56, LilysDad and 2 others have said thanks

#28 LilysDad OFFLINE  

LilysDad

    Cat Lover

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 10443
  • 9,599 Thanks
  • 7,655 posts
  • Location: N. Illinois, DeKalb County

Posted January 06, 2016 - 08:32 AM

What if you were to breed some lab mice to be totally ignorant; I mean really stupid mice! Then, you release them into your native population. Mice being what they are, will breed with them like. . . Mice! Within a couple of generations, you're mice will all be standing around out in the open with their thumb in their mouth. You can just sweep them up.
The rest of the breeding stock can be sold for profit.
  • MH81 said thank you

#29 TAHOE OFFLINE  

TAHOE
  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 24522
  • 6,480 Thanks
  • 4,937 posts
  • Location: "Hamiltucky" Ohio

Posted January 06, 2016 - 12:33 PM

What if you were to breed some lab mice to be totally ignorant; I mean really stupid mice! Then, you release them into your native population. Mice being what they are, will breed with them like. . . Mice! Within a couple of generations, you're mice will all be standing around out in the open with their thumb in their mouth. You can just sweep them up.
The rest of the breeding stock can be sold for profit.

 

Or instead of chewing and actually working for their food, they will be standing at the door step with their paws out waiting for you to feed them. Wait, I've seen this happen somewhere before  :thumbs:  :D


  • MH81, jpackard56 and LilysDad have said thanks

#30 LilysDad OFFLINE  

LilysDad

    Cat Lover

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 10443
  • 9,599 Thanks
  • 7,655 posts
  • Location: N. Illinois, DeKalb County

Posted January 06, 2016 - 01:21 PM

Genetics can be your friend!




Top